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1. Benevolence (n)
-Goodwill or the disposition to do good; an act of kindness or charity

-Benevolent
-He displayed his BENEVOLENCE by donating his salary to charity.
-Donating money, etc
2. Exemplary (adj.)
-imitation; commendable


-Exemplar
-His EXEMPLARY behavior was a model for all to follow.
-Seeing liter and throwing away fl benevolent act but people can follow it.
3. Reputable (adj.)
respectable (good repute (n) =good reputation (n))

reputation
exemplar
because he was a reputable dealer, I had confidence in his products
a good lawyer, house sales person
4. Gentility (n)
Refinement, politeness, respectability; or a member of the upper class.

Genteel
The aristocracy is expected to behave with GENTILITY.
The queen should act appropriately
5. Decorum (n)
Proper or good taste in action, speech, or dress

None, decorate
A genteel person would always exhibit proper DECORUM.
VMA’s or Oscars, they have to wear nice dresses, tuxes. The president while giving speeches. Religious people.
6. Punctilious (adj)
Very careful, meticulous, exact, precise

None- punctual
Cutting a diamond requires PUNCTILIOUS effort.
Adj ‡ noun : punctilious ‡ punctiliousness
Things you have to be careful with: Golfing
7. Candid (adj)
Honest, frank, outspoken

Candor
If you ask for a CANDID response, be prepared for the result.
What happens to u in candid moments :Mean‡ get mad
8. Veracity (n)
Habitual honesty, truthfulness; OR accuracy or precision

None
Because of his VERACITY, he was considered a very trustworthy person
Habitual honesty, truthfulness; OR accuracy or precision
Veracity is important in court
9. Feasible (adj)
Practical, possible, or capable of being done

None
It is not at all feasible to graduate from BHS without ever attending classes.
No its not feasible to travel to other planets.
10. Solace (n or v)
Give comfort to, console, lessen grief

None
Family support can provide SOLACE during difficult times.
Solace things you do to solace- 9/11, death, hugging, talking, taking a walk through nature
11. Elation (n)
Extreme happiness or joy

None
Winning the lottery would cause you great ELATION.
Things that elate me: A day off, winning a game, winning the gold medal
12. avidity (n)
eagerness, great enthusiasm, or greed

avid
his avidity eventually turned into an obsession
things that avid me: talking online, AIM
13. Preoccupy (v)
To absorb or engross metally.

Preoccupation (preoccupied, preoccupying, preoccupies.) n: preoccupation
He was PREOCCUPIED by the dramatic events on the news.
Thing that preoccupy me: television, school, AIM
14. Morale(n)
Mental condition, state of mind

None, moral
The MORALE of the workers deteriorated when their salaries were cut.
Thing that might improve a soldiers morale: knowing when your going home
15. Wary (adj)
Cautious, on guard against danger

None
When walking in a dark alley, you should be very WARY.
I’m wary of: boogie man, robbers, etc.
16. impunity (n)
Freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.

none-almost always preceded by with
Because he knew he would never caught, he cheated with IMPUNITY.